The New ‘Scream’ Installment Is Officially Simply ‘Scream’

In an obvious attempt or keep things simple–and why not in this crazy COVID-19 world we live in?–Scream creator/writer Kevin Williamson today finally revealed the official title of the new movie in the long-running franchise.

Ready for this? It’s called Scream. Not Scream 5 or Scream 4 1/2 or even Scream: We Couldn’t Come Up With A Clever Subtitle. Nope. it’s just Scream.

As reported here in Horror News Network just a few hours ago, the new Scream officially has wrapped production and is aiming for its projected Jan. 14, 2022 release date. And that was part of a tweet from Williamson–who serves as executive producer of the new film–just a little while ago.

“That’s a wrap on Scream,” he wrote, “which I’m excited to announce is the official title of the next film! Nearly 25 years ago, when I wrote Scream and Wes Craven brought it to life, I could not have imagined the lasting impact it would have on you–the fans.”

Williamson also said earlier this year that the thing he loves about this upcoming movie is that it takes “a fresh approach. It’s this beautiful sort of fresh, new movie–but it also has this nostalgic factor that runs through it.”

So, what’s old is new again–and Scream it is.

Keep reading Horror News Network for any further updates (or title changes) on Scream.

For more on Scream, click here.

Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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